Employment Central - Diesel/Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Diesel/Heavy Equipment Mechanic

ATCO Frontec


ATCO Frontec is seeking a Diesel/Heavy Equipment Mechanic to join our NorthwesTel project team in Whitehorse, YT. The Diesel/Heavy Equipment Mechanic is responsible for providing scheduled preventive maintenance on diesel generators for the Northwest Telecommunications system.

Where We Work and Live:

This role is based in Whitehorse, YT and has a Monday to Friday schedule with possible on-call work.


  • Provide scheduled preventive maintenance on diesel generators
  • Unscheduled repairs and emergency response to correct diesel generator failures
  • Periodic installations of generators and related equipment
  • Trouble shooting and repairing mechanical and electronic engine controllers
  • Repair a variety of equipment associated with remote diesel power generation

  • The successful candidate has 5-7 years experience as a Diesel Mechanic, Heavy Equipment Mechanic, and/or Electrician
  • Consideration will be given to 1st or 2nd year apprentices and non-ticketed applicants
  • Red Seal certification is an asset
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently
  • High commitment to follow safe work practices in accordance with health and safety legislation as well as Company policy
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license
  • Able to travel by truck and helicopter to remote sites in northern British Columbia on a regular basis
COVID-19 Information
Employees working on the NorthWesTel site are required to be fully vaccinated.

We would like to thank everyone for their application; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.

Final candidates will be required to undergo a Security Clearance Check.

This position has been identified as safety sensitive and will require completion of a pre-employment alcohol & drug test, fit to work medical test, and criminal record check.

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